Grounding protection is often installed in the form of a lightning rod which guides the current through itself and to the ground. Proper grounding is the first safety measure to prevent electronic damage, electrocution, etc. The grounding, according to Official Gazette 1222/05-09-2006 issue B no. F. A’ 50/12081/642 article 2, is now mandatory in all newly erected buildings. Grounding is a basic building protection and operation.